Former head coach Mike Leach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders gives instructions to his defense against the Houston Cougars on September 26, 2009. (credit: Getty Images/Thomas B. Shea)

Appeal Denied In Ex-Texas Tech Coach’s Lawsuit

An appeal by ex-Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach in a lawsuit he had filed over his firing has been denied.

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Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Top Federal Health Official Again Visits Dallas

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell made another trip to Texas on Monday to encourage residents to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, while those helping to get people signed up said they are seeing a steady number of inquiries.

11/24/2014

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

American Waives Rebooking Charge For Customers With Winter Travel Challenges

American Airlines is offering customers flexibility to change their travel plans due to anticipated winter weather conditions in the Northeast during Thanksgiving week.

11/24/2014

Members of a criminal gang get ready to sniff cocaine. (credit: Getty Images/Raul ArboledaA/AFP)

Mexican Man Sentenced For Role In Texas Drug Ring

A Mexican citizen has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for helping lead a South Texas drug ring

11/24/2014

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Children Pop Open Piñata With Pills Inside, Boy Hospitalized

A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized this weekend after accidentally ingesting pain pills he mistook for candy.

11/24/2014

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After CBS 11 Report, Cones & Signs Now Mark Berry Street Median

A graveyard of wrecked rims sit at an East Berry Street tire shop in Fort Worth. CBS 11 News was there as unsuspecting drivers didn’t notice a median, until it was too late.

CBS 11–11/24/2014

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Remodel Gives Dallas Army Veteran A Home Fit For A Hero

A U.S. Army veteran in Dallas found herself raising a family in a house with no running water and holes in the roof. As the family survived in a space that was barely livable, a special group came along to offer a home fit for a hero.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2014

A hummingbird flies in a garden. (credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Lost Hummingbird Gets Lift From St. Paul To Texas

A rufous hummingbird has finally made its way south for the winter after accidentally ending up in Minnesota.

11/24/2014

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High School Quarterback, Students Charged With Stealing Packages From Doorsteps

Flower Mound police have arrested three Timber Creek High School students, including the football team’s quarterback, for allegedly stealing packages from neighborhood doorsteps.

11/24/2014

CLAYTON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown on November 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. (credit: Cristina Fletes-Boutte-Pool/Getty Images)

Ferguson Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Officer Wilson

Anticipation and anxiety is building in Ferguson, Missouri where a grand jury has reached a decision in the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a policeman.

11/24/2014

Brennan Trainor Rodriguez. A former TCU student has been indicted on one count of felony murder in the death of T. Boone Pickens’ grandson in January. Brennan Rodriguez, a former classmate and friend of Pickens, was indicted on one count each of felony murder, manslaughter, tampering with physical evidence, and delivering a controlled substance which resulted in a death. If convicted of felony murder, Rodriguez faces up to life in prison. Rodriguez is accused of intentionally injecting Ty Pickens with heroin. The grand jury says that ultimately caused Pickens’ death. Arrest and booking photos are provided by local law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and convicted in a court of law.

Former TCU Student Sentenced For Ty Boone Pickens IV’s Death

Former TCU student Brennan Rodriguez has reached a plea deal for his role in the death of fellow college student Thomas “Ty” Boone Pickens.

11/24/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Manslaughter Conviction Overturned, Attorney Says Faulty GM Part Is To Blame

A judge in Van Zandt County has reversed a guilty plea and manslaughter conviction for a woman who was the victim of one of General Motor’s faulty ignition switches.

11/24/2014